User talk:Adville

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File:Almqvist the rape of the Sabine women backside.JPG[edit]

Hi Adville, thank you for uploading your photograph to Commons. Please, if possible, avoid digital watermarks in images including those which display the current date. The date is recorded anyway in the EXIF meta data and does not need to be duplicated within the image. And, if you photograph an autograph, it would be kind if you could transcribe it in the image's description. Thanks again for your contribution and welcome to Commons. Regards, AFBorchert (talk) 09:59, 21 June 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for your comment. This was my first three uploads, but I will get betterAdville (talk) 11:52, 21 June 2010 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Adville!

Tip: Add categories to your images

Thanks a lot for contributing to the Wikimedia Commons! Here's a tip to make your uploads more useful: Why not add some categories to describe them? This will help more people to find and use them.

Here's how:

1) If you're using the UploadWizard, you can add categories to each file when you describe it. Just click "more options" for the file and add the categories which make sense:

Uploadwizard-categories.png

2) You can also pick the file from your list of uploads, edit the file description page, and manually add the category code at the end of the page.

[[Category:Category name]]

For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
[[Category:Comets]]

This will make the diagram show up in the categories "Astronomical diagrams" and "Comets".

When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.

Thanks again for your uploads! More information about categorization can be found in Commons:Categories, and don't hesitate to leave a note on the help desk.

CategorizationBot (talk) 10:36, 24 December 2010 (UTC)